FAQ


Q: What are Cosmeceuticals?

 

A: Cosmeceutical ingredients are highly active ingredients used at concentrated levels to get results. Cheap ingredients will not feed the skin.
Cosmeceuticals represent a collaboration between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, which is the fastest- growing sector of the skin care industry. Like cosmetics, cosmeceuticals are topically applied, but they contain certain ingredients that manipulate the biological function of the skin. Cosmeceuticals improve appearance, such as skin tone, texture, clarity and wrinkles by delivering nutrients essential for healthy skin. Botanical cosmeceuticals are natural vitamins and minerals extracts with medicinal properties, they contain high amounts of antioxidants, phenols, flavonoids, amino acids and lipids.

 

Q: How do Cosmeceuticals differ from cosmetics?

 

A: The main difference between cosmeceuticals and over-the-counter cosmetics is the concentration of active ingredients. Cosmeceuticals contain many more active ingredients and in much higher concentrations. These active ingredients can therefore penetrate deeper into the dermis layer of the skin, which results in more visible, longer-term benefits.

 

Q: How do Cosmeceuticals differ from prescription skin care products?

 

A: The ingredients in cosmeceuticals are stronger than your cosmetic-grade skin care products, but not as strong as pharmaceutical products. Therefore, they do not require a medical prescription to dispense, and can be used regularly on the skin. Pharmaceutical products are usually used over a short-term period and can be very reactive, so they need to be controlled and the dispense limited.

 

Q: Does Bello Moi contain Fragrance?

 

A: No!

  • It is important to avoid fragrance in skincare products.
  • Whether the fragrance in the product is natural or synthetic, it is almost always a problem for skin.
  • The way most fragrance ingredients impart scent is through a volatile reaction, which almost always causes irritation and some amount of inflammation. Research has established that fragrances in skin-care products are among the most common cause of sensitizing and allergic reactions.
  • You might be thinking, well my skin doesn’t look irritated or inflamed so the fragrance must not be a problem. In reality, skin on the surface often keeps the fact that it’s being irritated a secret with no reaction at all. Below the surface, irritating ingredients can cause collagen to breakdown, get in the way of skin’s ability to fight environmental damage, and hamper skin’s ability to heal. All of this can be taking place in the lower layers of skin without any obvious signs on the surface! The irritant reaction you don’t see or feel is nonetheless hurting your skin’s ability to reduce wrinkles, firm skin, or look younger!
  • For those with sensitive skin, especially when the problem is rosacea or acne, fragrance can be seriously irritating and that will show up on the surface. Fragrance of any kind (including natural fragrance oils) should be avoided at all costs.

Q: What is Bello Moi stance in regards to parabens? Do your products contain parabens?

 

A: Bello Moi is dedicated to offer safe products without the use of chemical preservatives like paraben. The use of parabens as preservatives in cosmetics is controversial. There are clinical studies suggesting that parabens have potential health risks, including estrogen activity. The direct link between parabens and potential health risks like cancer, however, cannot be proven in humans so far.All of the products of Bello Moi are paraben free.

 

Q: What are Antioxidants?

 

A: Antioxidants are molecules that protect your body’s cells by neutralizing external forces (like the sun, air pollution, wind, extreme temperature,) and internal factors (like emotions, metabolism, or the presence of excess oxygen.) Common antioxidants are vitamins A, C, E, green tea and beta carotene, which assist in skin repair and the strengthening of blood vessels.

 

Q: What are Free Radicals?

 

A: Free radicals are produced whenever the body “heats up” or burns fuel. When things burn, they are damaged. When free radicals attack healthy skin cells, the cells decay, resulting in moisture loss, fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone.

 

Q: Do Creams and Serums make a difference?

 

A: Topically, the powerful antioxidant properties of vitamins C and E and have been proven to decrease the effects of the sun on the skin and have been shown to prevent further damage. Regular application is highly recommended for protecting your skin from free radical damage

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Q: Antioxidants can be used as Preservatives

 

A: Antioxidants extend the shelf life by reducing the rate of oxidation in oils that are prone to quick oxidization. Oxidation is a chemical process that occurs when oils or other natural ingredients are exposed to oxygen. Oxidation can cause a product to go rancid, or to become less effective.Whether your goal is to preserve your youthful skin, reduce the appearance of large pores or fine lines, or manage uneven pigment, you can easily improve the health and vitality of your complexion with the use of various types of topical antioxidants.

 

Q: What are Peptides?

 

A: Peptides are chains of amino acids that are designed to penetrate the skin and their function is to inform or communicate to our cells how to perform particular functions. Longer peptides are called proteins.In addition to our clinically proven active ingredients, you will find peptides incorporated into the latest formulations in many of our products. It is our belief that your skincare regimen should be based on a variety of ingredients; you will find peptides throughout our products, but always in conjunction with other active ingredients to achieve the best result. At this time we are using the following peptides in our formulations in conjunction with other high quality ingredients:

Acetyl Hexapeptide-3 (Argireline): which prevents muscle contractions to smooth fine lines.

Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 (Matrixyl): which increases collagen production as well as other components in the dermal matrix to create thicker, more plump skin.

Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 (Rigin): which inhibits the pro-inflammatory response in the skin, promoting more youthful and healthy skin.

Copper Peptide: helps maintain healthy skin, accelerate regeneration and repair tissue, accelerates wound repair and reverses the effects of aging on the skin.

 

Q: Do you perform testing on animals? Do you use any other harmful ingredients?

 

A: Bello Moi has not and will never test any products on animals! We are PETA and Leaping Bunny approved. Newly formulated products undergo a thorough laboratory testing followed by field studies tested by humans, and all of our products consist of safe ingredients.

In addition we replaced all chemical preservatives, like parabens, with natural and plant-derived preservatives.

 

No Animal Testing

No Petrochemicals

No Chemical Preservatives No Fragrance

No Silicones

No Parabens

No Dyes or Coloring

 

Q: Are Bello Moi products gluten-free?

 

A: Yes, we do not have wheat germ in our products, or any ingredients derived from wheat.

 

Q: Are your Products safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding?

 

A: You should always check with your doctor before using any new products while pregnant or nursing.


Q: What to do when the airless bottle does not work?

 

A: When using airless bottles for the first time, you will need to prime the pump to expel excess air. To do so, cover the opening where the formula is dispensed with your finger and slowly pump 10-15 times. This will expel any excess air and "jump start" the product. If at any time your pump stops working, repeat the priming process.  

 

Q: How do I become a retailer or business partner?

 

A: To find out how to become a retailer and submit your request, please reach out to us at info@bellomoi.com for more information.

 

 Q: Free Shipping information?

 

A: Free Ground Shipping on every shipment to addresses within the United States.

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